In the past few weeks I have been inundated with samples of sick and dying plants, and for the most part, these plants have been suffering from a variety of fungal diseases. Fungi cause more plant diseases than any other group of plant pests in Minnesota gardens. They attack trees, shrubs, fruits, vegetables and ornamentals throughout the summer, and account for the bulk of information requests during the growing season. Some common fungi you may find in your garden are:
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